Definitions for orthotropousɔrˈθɒ trə pəs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
or•thot•ro•pousɔrˈθɒ trə pəs(adj.)
(of an ovule) straight and symmetrical, with the chalaza at the evident base and the micropyle at the opposite extremity.
Origin of orthotropous:
1820–30; < NL orthotropus
(of a plant ovule) completely straight with the micropyle at the apex
Growing straight and having the micropyle at the apex
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